Putting biases to work can be a strategy for better investment decision-making

What if we treated them as the boon of billions of years of evolution? They allow us to detect patterns from few instances, to imagine things we’ve never seen, and to function robustly in a changing environment. Can we design decision-making processes that capture the benefits of human bias without the drawbacks? Read More via Putting […]

New York’s ff Venture Capital has raised a new, $54 million fund — TechCrunch

The eight-year-old, New York-based venture firm ff Venture Capital, has raised roughly $53.8 million for its fourth seed-stage venture fund, according to an SEC filing that shows fundraising began in the fall of 2014. The firm had closed its third seed-stage fund fund in January 2014 with $52 million. Since then, ff Venture Capital has […]

The investor psychology and why VCs aren’t immune — TechCrunch

One of the most oft-repeated quotes about investing goes something like this: Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful. While Warren Buffett may not have had venture capital in particular in mind when he offered up that bit of sage advice, it is a fitting way to describe the current… via […]